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  • Osan Airmen win PACAF awards

    First Lt. Nicole Velez-Rodriguez, 6th Intelligence Squadron flight commander, is awarded the National Company Grade Officers' Council (CGOC) Leader of the Quarter for her efforts in the Hispanic Osan Latino Association (HOLA) at Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea, January 12, 2022. Velez-Rodriguez

  • 70th Annual Operation Christmas Drop kicks off Dec. 6 in Guam

    U.S. and partner nation Airmen are set to participate in the Department of Defense’s longest running humanitarian assistance training mission out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, beginning Dec. 6, 2021. Operation Christmas Drop, or OCD, is an annual U.S. Air Force tradition of packaging and

  • Weapons load crews stay armed and ready

    The quarterly weapons load competition pits the 67th AMU, “Fighting Cocks” against the 44th AMU “Vampire Bats” in a friendly competition of skill. These events sharpen the skills of the Airmen competing, allowing Kadena to deliver unmatched combat airpower to promote peace and stability in the

  • PACAF Leadership visits the 18th Wing

    KADENA AIR BASE, Japan – U.S. Air Force Gen. Ken Wilsbach, Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) commander, and Chief Master Sgt. David Wolfe, PACAF command chief, visited Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 3 - 4, 2021.

  • 909th ARS fuels F-16 Fighting Falcons during CSART

    The 909th ARS provided aerial refueling in support of a combat search and rescue training event hosted by the 8th Fighter Wing. The focus of this combat search and rescue training event aimed to maximize integration while taking advantage of the unique opportunity to practice personnel recovery

  • 18th AES members answer the call

    An hour into their flight on Sept. 10, 2021, a group of five 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron members traveling from Okinawa to Tokyo responded to an overhead call for medical assistance and provided aid to a Japanese passenger that potentially saved his life.

  • 51st SFS memorial ruck

    The 51st Security Forces Squadron hosted a memorial ruck march to commemorate the 13 U.S. service members that perished on duty outside of the Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan.